We are pleased to be offering today one of the nicer Victorian cylinder burl walnut original finish unusual base secretary desks that we have had in quite a while dating from the 1880's era. Look at the height of the gallery with the stick and balls.
It has pillars going down the outside of the bookcase top that contains two shelves with an adjustable height interior. It has a gorgeous perfect dark walnut burl walnut cylinder with spoon carving all the way around. The base has two unusual burl walnut panel doors, a triple drawer center and a large drawer on the base. The base has the same pillars as the top. When you open the cylinder, you can see where it was freshly re-felted which is normal and a simplistic double drawer cubby interior.All the locks are there, but there are no keys. All the hardware is intact. The biggest negative is that there is no key. Everything is good on this desk as it is so much better than normal. The overall size is 42 inches wide, 23 inches deep, 30 inches high to the pull out writing surface, 43 inches high to the desk base and 97 inches high to the top of the gallery.
The size of the bookcase top is 38 inches high on the doors. It is a beautiful cylinder secretary.The gallery comes off the top and the top comes off the base to make a three piece unit for ease of moving. Antique Victorian Burl Walnut Cylinder Secretary Desk #18806. Get images that make Supersized seem small. Showcase your items with Auctiva's. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Desks & Secretaries". The seller is "jjdecoy" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.